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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

LadiesWhoCritique.com has created this privacy statement in order to show our commitment to your privacy. This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for the Ladies Who Critique website, and explains how we use the information collected from visitors to our site: www.LadiesWhoCritique.com

Information Collected

You may visit Ladies Who Critique without providing us with any personal information. If you wish to participate as a member of the site, we require the disclosure of minimal personal contact information, including your name and e-mail address. At your request, we use the contact information from the registration form to send the user a monthly newsletter (this is optional and you may unsubscribe at any time). We will use your email address to communicate any important information regarding your account such as important site changes, contest winners, unusual activity in your account or inappropriate use of the site.

Additional personal data is also collected on our site, but is optional and does not have to be disclosed in order to become a member. Optional questions include your writing experience, interests and desire to seek publication. We use this data to tailor your experience on our site; enabling you to meet like minded critique partners and connect with other members according to your preferences. We also use this information to make changes and upgrades to the site that will better serve you – our members.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

LadiesWhoCritique.com does not share your personal information with third parties without your consent, except when:

  • Required by law.
  • We have reasonable belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.
  • To protect the safety or property of ourselves (founders and employees of Ladies Who Critique) or the users of our website.
  • Users violate our Terms of Use. If you violate the rules of our website, we may share your personal information with third party law enforcement agencies or officers.
  • It is relevant to share broad demographic information with our partners or advertisers, in which case users’ information will be included as part of a larger statistical report and will not be linked to any personally identifiable information.

Data Analysis

LadiesWhoCritique.com uses Google Analytics to collect visitor data and analyze traffic on our site. This information helps us to improve the structure and layout on our website. When you visit our site, the pages that you look at, your IP (internet protocol) address, browser type, ISP (internet service provider), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks are collected in order to analyze trends and improve the site, and the users’ experience. Google Analytics does not sell, give, or trade the statistics they store to any 3rd parties for data-mining or marketing purposes. Please visit www.google.com/analytics/ for their privacy policy.

Cookies

When you visit our site, the pages that you look at, and a short text file called a cookie, are downloaded to your computer. A cookie is used to store small amounts of information. This information is collected for traffic analysis only and to save your password so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our site.The cookie does not contain personal details. Depending on the browser that you use, you can set your preferences to block/ refuse cookies, and/ or notify you before they are placed. LadiesWhoCritique.com does not receive any information about you from these cookies.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that LadiesWhoCritique.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected online.

We also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users’ information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information. Our employees must use password-protected screen-savers when they leave their desks. When they return, they must re-enter their password to re-gain access to your information. Furthermore, all employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Finally, the servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.

Choice/Opt-out

Our site lets users unsubscribe to LadiesWhoCritique.com newsletters by sending us an e-mail at info@ladieswhocritique.com. You can also delete your profile from LadiesWhoCritique.com from within your account or contact us for support in doing so.

Change/Modify

If your information changes (such as your e-mail address), or if you no longer desire our service, you can correct, update or delete/deactivate your information from within your account. You may also contact us via email at the address below to cancel your membership and delete your account.

Consent and Notification of Changes

This is the Privacy Policy for LadiesWhoCritique.com. Our Terms & Conditions take precedence over any conflicting Policy provision. We may change our Privacy and Security Policy at any time by posting a new version of the policy on this page which is your responsibility to review frequently.

Contacting Ladies Who Critique

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us via e-mail at: Info@LadiesWhoCritique.com.